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Financial Crisis Cuts Asian Student Rolls at GU, Universities Across the Nation

As the Asian economic crisis heads into its second year, American colleges and universities are beginning to feel its long-term impact. U.S. universities have reason to worry – nine out of the top 10 sources of foreign students are Asian nations, with Canada being the sole non-Asian entrant, according to[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Committee Rules on Medical Center Case

After months of deliberation, the University Grievance Code Committee ruled on Friday to uphold a grievance filed by Medical Center faculty against a new policy, implemented on July 1, to alter their compensation plan. The 11-3 decision, which is still confidential, rejected an appeal by the university against a lower[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

NCAA Case Goes to Supreme Court

The National Collegiate Athletic Association may be forced to raise scholarship limits for women’s sports and increase spending on promoting women’s championships, depending on the outcome of a case the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear during its 1998-99 session. On Sept. 29, the Court announced it would hear an[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Lippert Bids for ANC Spot in Next Election

William Lippert, a graduate student in the School of Foreign Service (’99), is running unopposed for Eduardo Burkhart’s Advisory Neighborhood Committee (ANC) position in District 3B03, which is located along Glover Park north of Burleith. With a 1995 undergraduate degree in international studies and psychology from American University, Lippert is[Read More…]

by October 2, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Education Bill Passed In Unanimous Vote

By a vote of 96-0, the U.S. Senate approved a bill on Tuesday to extend the Higher Education Act, which covers federal student aid, for five years. Along with preserving current student aid programs, the bill calls for an increase in spending on Pell Grants and a decrease in interest[Read More…]

by October 2, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Campus Cops Nab Thieves Of Purses, Car near GU

Department of Public Safety officers Anthony Meyers, Daryn Bynum and Larry Dickerson will receive commendations from D.C. Metro Police Patrol Service Areas 205 and 206 for their help in apprehending five juveniles. The individuals arrested have been involved in a number of recent robberies and carjackings in the Georgetown area,[Read More…]

by October 2, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown School of Business Gets $30 Million Donation

Next week, the Georgetown School of Business will announce that it is changing its name to honor an alumnus who donated $30 million to the school, according to an e-mail sent to all business students by Business School Dean Christopher P. Puto on Sept. 29. According to Puto, this gift[Read More…]

by October 2, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Y2K Bug May Affect Student Aid

With less than 500 days left until the turn of the century, the Education Department’s failure to address the Year 2000 computer problem may threaten the delivery of financial aid to college students, according to witnesses at a recent Congressional hearing. The Committee on Oversight and Investigations of the House[Read More…]

by October 2, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Leader of the Pack

As free safety of the football team, he is field marshall of the defense, often the difference between giving up six yards and giving up six points. As one of just seven senior starters, he is counted on to teach the younger players, to pick up the slack when they[Read More…]

by October 2, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Men’s Soccer Reigns Over Monarchs

Coming off [a big win against Rutgers on Sunday](https://www.thehoya.com/sports/hoyas-blank-scarlet-knights/) and facing non-conference Old Dominion Wednesday, some might have expected a letdown for the Georgetown men’s soccer team. But the Hoyas got off to a fast start to silence the skeptics and hung on to beat the Monarchs, 3-2. Junior midfielder[Read More…]

by October 2, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized